Mainor Gun Violence Prevention Hearing Opening Statement
(TRENTON) – Assembly Law and Public Safety Chairman Charles Mainor (D-Hudson) made the following statement Wednesday as the committee began a hearing to move more than 20 gun violence prevention bills:
“Good morning everybody and welcome to today’s special hearing of the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.
“We are here today for a serious and emotional discussion, but one I hope will be held with courtesy and respect for each other’s opinions.
“We may not agree today on everything, but one thing I hope we can agree on is that we must do what’s best for the people of New Jersey..."
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